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Illinois primaries offer ideological tests for both parties
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Illinois primaries offer ideological tests for both parties

Illinois voters are heading to the polls Tuesday for primary elections that could drastically change who represents the state — starting with the Republican governor and a Chicago-area Democratic congressman. Gov. Bruce Rauner is fending off a challenge from Jeanne Ives, a state representative who argues that he has betrayed conservative voters. In the 3rd…

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U.S. primaries start with Democratic push in Texas

AUSTIN, Texas (Reuters) - The 2018 U.S. primary elections kick off on Tuesday in Texas, where Democrats hope record-high levels of early voter midterm turnout and anger over President Donald Trump’s policies will help them flip congressional seats from Republican control. Political campaign signs stand outside a polling station in Austin, Texas, United States March…